HLT37015 – Certificate III in Sterilisation Services supports the professional development of sterilisation technicians of health care facilities. This is a nationally recognised qualification delivered online over six months. The course covers cleaning and disinfecting reusable medical devices, using chemicals, sterilising loads, and managing sterilised stock. It provides graduates with a nationally recognised qualification. The training combines online theoretical study, on-campus simulation lab sessions, and practical experience in the industry.
|Duration :||26 weeks|
|Amount of Training :||430 Hours|
|AQF Level :||3|
|Course Delivery :||Blended|
|Campuses :||Melbourne, Sydney, Perth|
|Organisation delivering the program :||Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)|
|Organisation issuing certification :||Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)|
|IHNA Policies, Procedures & Forms|
|Check this course currency on the National Register of VET|
14 units of competency are required for this qualification.
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTSTE001||Clean and disinfect reusable medical devices|
|HLTSTE002||Inspect and pack reusable medical devices|
|HLTSTE004||Manage sterile stock|
|HLTSTE005||Care for reusable medical devices|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|HLTWHS005||Conduct manual tasks safely|
|HLTSTE006||Chemically disinfect reusable medical devices|
|BSBTEC201||Use business software applications|
|BSBTWK201||Work effectively with others|
|BSBPEF301||Develop personal work priorities|
Career opportunities, include:
“This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding”
The total tuition cost for domestic students for the HLT37015 – Certificate III in Sterilisation Services is:
|Victoria||AUD $4500||Government subsidised: $0
|Western Australia||AUD $4500||Government subsidised: $1,543.75
|New South Wales||AUD $4500||No State Funding Available|
*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees.
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|Melbourne (CBD) Campus
Level 5 & 6, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC – 3000, Australia
|Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus
597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road, Heidelberg Heights, VIC – 3081, Australia
Level 2, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street, Parramatta, NSW – 2150, Australia
20 contact hours per week will be delivered through synchronised Online learning which includes on- campus simulation based training and Professional experience placement.
Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.
The blended delivery mode is only available to domestic students on selected campuses and subject to eligibility.
Students must meet additional requirements for Professional Experience Placements as required such as a clear police check,working with children check & immunisations.
*Please call your respective campus location for more details.
IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses’ to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.
Additional requirements for Professional Experience Placement:
While IHNA will work with you to make “reasonable adjustments” in the campus lab and classroom, there are work place practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA’s control. Physical requirements like Strength, Mobility, Hearing, Vision and Communication are necessary to function in the healthcare facility and / or community setting. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable adjustments. Our courses cater to a range of candidates. The candidates are required to be physically fit to manage tasks.
If you have a disability or disorder or on any longer medications that will require reasonable adjustments to fulfill these requirements, then please declare in your course application.
The course is assessed using the following 3 methods.
The questions or knowledge-based assessments are made up of a series of relevant short to medium length questions and multiple-choice options for learners to respond.
The projects assessments require learners to respond to relevant scenarios, case studies and tasks. These can include, writing short or medium length reports or proposals. Analysing data and preparing reports. Templates are provided to assist learners to write policies and produces. Composing appropriate business style emails, preparing notes for meetings, presentations and reflecting on the learning.
The simulation assessments are supervised, in-class or online (real time) simulated activities consisting of various methods. They may include the following: Group and individual projects, role plays, individual and group activities including presentations.
Call us on 1800 22 52 83 for any questions regarding your application.
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